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title=” (Northwest Regional Corrections Center through AP) “border=” 0 “width=” 180″/ > (Northwest Regional Corrections Center by means of AP). HALSTAD, Minn. (AP)– A Minnesota female has actually pleaded guilty to fatally shooting her partner in a videotaped stunt they prepared to publish on YouTube.
Monalisa Perez, 20, pleaded guilty last week to second-degree murder in the June death of 22-year-old Pedro Ruiz III, The Star Tribune reported. Perez has 2 children with Ruiz.
Perez informed investigators that Ruiz wished to make a video of her shooting a bullet into a hardcover encyclopedia he was holding against his chest, according to court records. Perez stated she fired a.50-caliber Desert Eagle handgun from about a foot away. 2 cams tape-recorded the event, though detectives have withheld the footage. Ruiz died from a gunshot wound to the chest.
[http://www.fox5vegas.com/story/35773343/stunt-gone-wrong-pregnant-girlfriend-shoots-and-accidentally-kills-boyfriend” target=”_blank”> Related: Stunt gone wrong: Pregnant girlfriend shoots and mistakenly kills boyfriend] The couple had a YouTube channel where they posted videos of tricks and stunts. Hours prior to the shooting, Perez tweeted: “Me and Pedro are probably going to shoot one of the most harmful videos ever. HIS concept not MINE.”
Ruiz’s auntie, Lisa Primeau, said her nephew was always going after an excitement and “putting a harmful twist on everything he did.” She said that included jumping into a swimming pool from the top of a home.
Perez will be sentenced in February. Her plea contract calls for her to serve six months in prison and Ten Years of supervised probation. She ‘d be forbidden from benefiting off the video and would be disallowed for life from having a weapon, inning accordance with court files.
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